Norton Anthology of Western Music

Author:   J. Peter Burkholder (Indiana University) ,  Donald Jay Grout (late of Cornell University) ,  Claude V. Palisca (late of Yale University)
Publisher:   WW Norton & Co
Edition:   Eighth Edition
ISBN:  

9780393656411


Pages:   966
Publication Date:   18 June 2019
Format:   Paperback
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The definitive survey, combining current scholarship with a vibrant narrative. Carefully informed by feedback from dozens of scholars, it remains the book that students and teachers trust to explain what's important, where it fits, and why it matters. Peter Burkholder weaves a compelling story of people, their choices, and the western musical tradition that emerged. From chant to hip-hop, he connects past to present to create a context for tomorrow's musicians. The definitive history of Western Music.

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Author:   J. Peter Burkholder (Indiana University) ,  Donald Jay Grout (late of Cornell University) ,  Claude V. Palisca (late of Yale University)
Publisher:   WW Norton & Co
Imprint:   WW Norton & Co
Edition:   Eighth Edition
Dimensions:   Width: 21.10cm , Height: 4.10cm , Length: 25.40cm
Weight:   1.360kg
ISBN:  

9780393656411


ISBN 10:   0393656411
Pages:   966
Publication Date:   18 June 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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J. Peter Burkholder is Distinguished Professor of Musicology at Indiana University. He has written and edited four books on Charles Ives, as well as numerous articles on topics spanning from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century for The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Journal of the American Musicological Society, Journal of Musicology, Musical Quarterly, 19th-Century Music, Music Theory Spectrum, and other journals. He has served as President, Vice President, and Director-at-Large of the American Musicological Society and on the board of the College Music Society. His writings have received awards from the American Musicological Society, the Society for American Music, and ASCAP. Donald Jay Grout, late professor of music at Cornell University, also wrote a standard history of opera. Claude V. Palisca, late professor of music at Yale University, began his collaboration on A History of Western Music with the Third Edition. Among his many publications are a history of Baroque music and a collection of scholarly essays on Italian Renaissance music.

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